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Golf Fitness: The Importance of the Squat

Golf is a game of athleticism and technical skill. While we can practice the technical skill at the driving range and through countless hours out on the various beautiful courses here in Indonesia, it’s difficult to build athleticism.  Athleticism is that special combination of strength, coordination, balance, reflexes, quickness, etc. that we often associate with [...]

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The L position

The ‘L’ position

In 2014 editions of Golf Indonesia, l have outlined the 5 key principles to a sound golf swing. Starting with the grip position, then progressing through to body setup and alignment, takeaway, the letter ‘L’ position, and the most difficult being the impact and early follow through. In the previous edition, l focused on performing [...]

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Posted in 2014, July 2014, Tips & Tricks1 Comment

Building Athleticism through the Kipping Pull-Up

The pull-up is built into our DNA, just watch any 5-year old placed in front of a great climbing tree. While it may seem unattainable as an adult I’m here to tell you, in all but the most extreme cases, it won’t take you longer than 2 months of dedication.  The benefits are worth the [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Fitness, July 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

Exercises

Sound ‘Chipping’ technique

So far in Golf Indonesia, I have outlined five key principles to a sound golf swing, starting with the grip position then progressing through body setup and alignment, takeaway, the letter ‘L’ position through to the impact and early follow through. To wrap up this series, for this edition and the one after, I will [...]

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Posted in 2014, June 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

Torso Acceleration Drill

Fitness the TPI Way

Before I start with this article, I feel it would be appropriate to explain what the TPI is and our philosophy. The Titleist Performance Institute is the world’s leading educational organisation and research facility dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. TPI discovered how a properly [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Fitness, June 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

Left: Fuller Swings, Right: Green Side Bunker Shots

The Impact Position

In this edition of Golf Indonesia, l will be focusing on The Impact Position, continuing my series on the principals of a good golf swing. This is the next step following the grip, setup and alignment, takeaway, and the ‘L’ position. The most frustrating part of the game for most amateur golfers is their contact [...]

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Posted in 2014, May 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

The ‘L’ Position

In this edition of Golf Indonesia, l will outline the key aspects of part 4 in my 5 part series on the principals of a good golf swing, focusing on The Letter ‘L’ Position. This is the next step following the grip, setup and alignment, and the takeaway. This position is a great check point [...]

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Posted in 2014, April 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

The Takeaway

In the last two issues of Golf Indonesia (January and February 2014), I have outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip and the correct setup and alignment as the first steps in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this third instalment I will demonstrate [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

The Setup & Alignment

In the last issue of Golf Indonesia (January 2014), I outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip as the first step in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this second installment, I will demonstrate how to perform the setup and alignment correctly to compliment [...]

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Posted in 2014, February 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

The Grip

Over the next few issues of Golf Indonesia, I will be covering what I believe are the five most basic principles for the golf swing. These principles apply to almost every area of the game, from the full swing, chipping, pitching, bunker play and more. In my first edition, I will show you how to [...]

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Posted in 2014, January 2014, Tips & Tricks0 Comments

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